Since notably cold weather struck at the end of February I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard this phrase uttered by the public and some sections of […]
The weather this coming weekend reminds me of a March weekend in 2013 when large parts of the south-east woke up to a covering of snow. Conditions in Wanstead were […]
After the severe spell at the end of February that lasted into this month there’s lots of excitement / dread (*delete as appropriate) that the synoptic conditions that brought very […]
It would seem that the winter was most influenced by the ENSO variable up until February when the effects of the SSW were enough to overcome it?
A few years ago I devised a winter index to try to decipher how modern winters ranked against legendary seasons, such as 1947 and 1963. With the media hyping conditions […]
The winter of 2017/18 will probably be remembered as much colder that it actually was – the exceptionally severe spell right at the end was only at its halfway point […]
February 2018 saw the start of the first decent cold spell since 2013 with thick (by modern standards) snow cover, deep cold air and bitter winds. It was the coldest […]